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About Tomy Yan

Tomy Chuhe Yan (b.1992 Guangzhou,China) is an artist working in photography, collage, sculpture/installation and social practice. Her work explores memory, identity, symbols, and social issues through the arrangement of found objects. By reconstructing found objects, she reimagines the meaning of these objects and present them in a symbolic and new way. 

She is now studying in the San Francisco Art Institute for a MFA degree, and she received her BFA from The Pennsylvania State University with a double degree in journalism and integrative arts. Her works has been exhibited internationally, including America and China. She currently lives and works in San Francisco, California.

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